8 week chick hurt foot? Limping

animalyodelers

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My 8 week old Buff Orpington chick has been limping just today. She has been reluctant to put much weight on it, but she has still been hopping around, eating, drinking, pooping all normal. She has been active with the rest of the flock and even on the low roost.

I'm not aware of any injury, but the flock was alone in their coop for a bit this morning.

It is her left foot she has been babying, and it looks like it may be swollen, but I can't tell for sure. First time chicken mom here!

Thanks for any help/advice.
 

animalyodelers

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animalyodelers

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Oct 21, 2018
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Olympia, WA, USA
Just an update, today she is putting more weight on that foot than she was, and it is less pink and doesn't appear swollen. She's still limping but very very slightly now.

I looked at the bottom of her foot and definitely didn't see any scabs, sores or cuts at all.

Thank you @NoFlyBackFarm for your help :)
 

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